Law and Society: Your Cell Phone and Law Enforcement - Part 1

In this episode of Law and Society, Andrew discusses why the cell phone is the #1 most sought after piece of physical evidence in criminal cases, and answers questions such as:

  • How does law enforcement retrieve information from my phone?

  • Can information like GPS coordinates / location, text messages, social media, private messenger threads, and other information be extracted from my cell phone?

  • Can deleted items be retrieved from my cell phone?

  • Can police and/or the prosecution retrieve information from Snapchat, WICKR and other “deleting” apps on my cell phone?

Listen to Part 2 here.